James Rigsby Genealogy

Record modified: 2012-02-24

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Born: about 1795-00-00 North Carolina USA
Died: (unknown)
1. 1815-10-03 Cary Chappell

Children of James Rigsby and Cary Chappell:
Bennett Rigsby b. about 1818-00-00
Anderson Rigsby b. about 1821-00-00
Gaston Rigsby b. about 1828-00-00
Kindness Rigsby b. about 1832-00-00



He may have been born in Wake Co NC.

married in Wake Co NC

He probably is a brother of John who was also in Hickman Co TN.
He might be a son of John.

Did he have a daughter Sarah who married in Hickman Co TN 1828-12-22 Henderson Chappell? James married in 1815; if Sarah was born in 1816 she would have been 12 at marriage. That's pretty young, but not impossible. Could Sarah have been his sister instead?

He was a laborer.

1860 census Hickman Co TN p42
James Rigsby 63 NC
Cary 72 NC
Bennet 39 NC

1850 census Hickman Co TN p51a
James Rigsby 56 NC
Clara 63 NC
Anderson 29 NC
Bennett 32 NC
Gaston 22 NC
Kindness 18 TN
Martha 4 TN

[Whose child is Martha?]

1840 census Hickman Co TN p197
James Rigsby 2 M 15-20, 1 M 40-50, 1 F 5-10, 1 F 20-30, 1 F 40-50, 1 F 50-60
[Gaston 12?, Anderson 19, James 46, Kindness 8, Bennett 22, x, Cary Chappell 53]

Hinds Site: Genealogy of Ken Hinds -- page 12620
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